Yi Li
Lecturer
Department of Applied Mathematics
The University of Sheffield
H23B, Hicks Building, Hounsfield Road
Sheffield, S3 7RH, UK
Tel: 44-114-2223882
Fax: 44-114-2223809
Email: yili@shef.ac.uk
 
Research
Computational fluid dynamics. Fluid turbulence. Small-scale intermittency. Material deformation and statistical geometry of turbulence. Large eddy simulation and sub-grid scale modeling. Application of database and information techniques in turbulence research.
Teaching

I am teaching Numerical Linear Algebra, Applied Differential Equations for the students in the School of Mathematics and Statistics, and Computational Engineering Mathematics for the Department of Structure and Civil Engineering. Sheffield students can access course materials via MOLE and MOLE2.

Publications
  1. Y. Li, "Lagrangian evolution of velocity increments in rotating turbulence: The effects of rotation on non-Gaussian statistics, " Physica D, (2010) (PDF, © Elsevier)
  2. Y. Li, "Geometrical statistics and vortex structures in helical and nonhelical turbulence," Phys. Fluids, 22, 035101 (2010). (PDF, © APS)
  3. Y. Li, L. Chevillard, G. L. Eyink, and C. Meneveau, "Matrix exponential-based closures for the turbulent subgrid-scale stress tensor," Phys. Rev. E, 79, 016305 (2009). (PDF, © APS)
  4. Y. Li et al., "A public turbulence database cluster and applications to study Lagrangian evolution of velocity increments in turbulence," J. Turbublence, 9, 1 (2008). (PDF, © Taylor & Francis)
  5. Y. Li and C. Meneveau, "Material deformation in a restricted Euler model for turbulent flows: analytic solution and numerical tests," Phys. Fluids, 19, 015104 (2007). (PDF, © AIP)
  6. E. A. Perlman, R. Burns, Y. Li and C. Meneveau, "Data exploration of turbulence simulations using a database cluster," International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, ACM, IEEE (2007). (PDF, © ACM)
  7. Y. Li, C. Meneveau, S. Y. Chen and G. L. Eyink, "Subgrid-scale modeling of helicity and energy dissipation in helical turbulence," Phys. Rev. E, 74, 026310 (2006). (PDF © APS)
  8. Y. Li and C. Meneveau, "Intermittency trends and Lagrangian evolution of non-Gaussian statistics in turbulent flow and scalar transport," J. Fluid Mech. , 558, 133-142 (2006). (PDF, © CUP)
  9. Y. Li and C. Meneveau, "Origin of non-Gaussian statistics in hydrodynamic turbulence," Phys. Rev. Lett., 95, 164502 (2005). (PDF, © APS)
  10. Y. Li and C. Meneveau, "Analysis of mean momentum flux in subgrid models of turbulence," Phys. Fluids, 16, 3483-3486 (2004). (PDF, © AIP)
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